Definition of yttrium in English:
The chemical element of atomic number 39, a grayish-white metal generally included among the rare earth elements. (Symbol: Y)
- Among various radionuclides, yttrium is of particular importance due to its chemical and nuclear characteristics.
- The elements more abundant in Earth's crust seem to have more mentions - iron and oxygen have far more pages than yttrium and scandium.
- Edwards notes from chemical analysis that there are traces of yttrium which are undoubtedly of diagenetic origin.
Definition of yttrium in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia